Lemons and Limes
Lemons and Limes are flavours that we all use so often. A staple in the fruit bowl. Powerhouses when you want to bring out the flavour of other foods. High in Vitamin C, vital for a strong immune system this couple offer antibiotic properties. Chose Lemons and Limes that are heavy for their size and that feature peels that have a finely grained texture. Limes, when at the height of their ripeness offer a lively, tart flavour and are green in colour.
Lime juice and zest can also be stored for later use.
Place freshly squeezed lime juice in ice cube trays until frozen. You can then store them in plastic bags in the freezer.
Dried lime zest should be stored in a cool and dry place in an airtight container.